Dirhinosia Rebel, 1905

Bidzilya, Oleksiy V. & Budashkin, Yury I., 2015, New species of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) from Ukraine, Zootaxa 3974 (2), pp. 217-230: 225-226

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3974.2.6

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DEC0F711-EFC5-4C73-A43E-5C82212A7B5C

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/F64C500A-CB31-DF0A-FF6F-F8BFFB2B271B

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Plazi

scientific name

Dirhinosia Rebel, 1905
status

 

Dirhinosia Rebel, 1905 

Type-species: Dirhinosia trifasciella Rebel, 1905  ; by original designation.

Dirhinosia  is closest to Aristotelia  , Caulastrocecis  , and Megacraspedus  . The genus can be distinguished by a narrow, beak-shaped uncus in the male genitalia and an extremely long ductus bursae in the female genitalia, both of which are putative synapomorphies. A light brown forewing with narrow white interfascial areas and the absence of a gnathos and are additional diagnostic features of the genus. The five described species are restricted to the Mediterranean area and eastern steppes of the Palaearctic region. Host plants are unknown.